Places to Go/ Heritage

Hope Road, Kingston Parish

This classic 19th-century mansion captures Jamaica's architectural past. Nestled between towering palm trees overlooking a fountain, the restored...

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This is a traditional dance performed during the ‘Nine-Night’ sessions for the death of a loved one. It is said to have originated during slavery...

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St. Ann

Considered a major tourist area, this town in St. Ann on the northern section of the island gets many visitors via cruise ships who enjoy the...

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Jamaica’s National Bird is also known as the swallow-tail humming bird, streamer-tail and more scientifically as Trochihlus Polytmus. Out...

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A pudding or cake-like dessert item that is made with cornmeal, sugar, raisins, spices and coconut milk. Boiled or baked in banana leaves, this...

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Ocho Rios , Saint Ann Parish

This Ocho Rios attraction is an internationally acclaimed gem in Jamaica. The self-regenerating falls protrude from an extensive layer of rock...

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A small community on the upper banks of the Yallahs River in the parish of St. Thomas. One of Jamaica’s national heroes, Paul Bogle, is associated...

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A port in Clarendon named in honour of the first Spanish governor of the island, Juan Esquivel, 1510 – 1514.

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One of the oldest organised churches in the world, it was officially established in Jamaica in 1972. The church has a less than pleasant...

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Ferns are green, non-flowering plants that are found widely in Fern Gully on approaching the Ocho Rios area in St. Ann parish. The plant...

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